Swerve Strickland believes he will go down in the history books.
Fans around the world of professional wrestling are still talking about the Texas Deathmatch between Swerve Strickland and 'Hangman' Adam Page that took place at the Full Gear pay-per-view. Many fans are saying that it is not only one of the best matches in both Page and Strickland's careers, but also one of the best bouts in AEW history.
While speaking to TMZ Sports for a new interview, Strickland said that he believes he became immortalized after having the bout with Adam Page.
"Leading up to it, I’m always a believer of, talk is cheap, I’m gonna do what I say I’m gonna do. There’s a lot of people in pro wrestling that are great villains they like to perceive themselves as, and shoutout to them. Shoutout to those guys that are on the microphone, rocking it across all industries. I’m gonna be one of the guys that, no, I’m not gonna just talk about it. I’m gonna actually do it. I’m gonna reach through the screen and actually touch and be able to get close to the loved ones that you keep so dear to your heart that are at home. They’re in play too. That brings another menacing side to me, as Swerve Strickland, in that you feel that emanating, not only through my entrance but through the wrestling as well. That’s what I believe, you gotta keep that entire aura and villainy and just despicableness all throughout all your actions, the way you walk, the way you look, the way you talk, the way people can honestly feel something from you. Honestly, I feel like I’m becoming something that people can honestly portray in other films or portray in another form of media. I feel like the cherry on top of this match, the Texas Death Match, it’s like, okay, he’s immortalized. Now I understand the full understanding of what Swerve, what he means, what the Mogul Embassy is, Nana, all the traits of me, people truly understand that full through now."
Elsewhere in the interview, Strickland said that Adam Page might be the new Mick Foley. Fans can learn more by clicking here.
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